"Therefore, tell me:
what will engage you?
What will open the dark fields of your mind,
like a lover
at first touching?"

Mary Oliver, from Flare (via mirroir)

"Let everything happen to you.
Beauty and terror.
Just keep going.
No feeling is final."

Rainer Maria Rilke  (via mirroir)

"I’m full of poetry now. Rot and poetry. Rotten poetry."

Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro. (via wordsnquotes)

"Bubble gum angels swooped from top margins or scraped their wings between teeming paragraphs, maidens with golden hair dripped sea blue tears into the books spine, grape-colored whales spouted blood around a newspaper item (pasted in) listing arrivals to the endangered species list. Six hatchlings cried from shattered shells near an entry made on Easter. Cecilia had filled the pages with a profusion of colors and curlicues, candyland ladders and striped shamrocks."

Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides (via dollpeach)

"Good people are like candles; they burn themselves up to give others light"

Turkish Proverb (via catic)

i almost made the worst decision of my life last night

"I sink into a peaceful numbness."

Franz Kafka, from Diaries (via ivaplays)

"In her eyes shone the sweetness of melancholy."

Virginia Woolf, from The Voyage Out (via violentwavesofemotion)

is pulling the bullet from your mouth
and then kissing the one who pulled the trigger."

-Karese Burrows "Forgiveness" (via fluerishing)